MEDIAN AGE AND PERCENT OF POPULATION UNDER 18 AND OVER 65 YEARS OF AGE BY COUNTY
Nebraska - Selected Census Years                                
                1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
  Median Age Under 18 65 Years Under 18 65 Years Under 18 65 Years Under 18 65 Years Under 18 65 Years
County 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Years of Age and Older Years of Age and Older Years of Age and Older Years of Age and Older Years of Age and Older
Adams 32.7 34.0 31.1 30.9 34.2 36.5 37.1 30.6% 15.2% 25.5% 15.6% 24.9% 16.7% 24.4% 15.9% 24.0% 15.4%
Antelope 30.2 33.6 35.1 33.1 35.5 40.6 46.1 34.3% 17.7% 29.8% 18.3% 30.6% 19.5% 27.5% 19.9% 23.5% 21.0%
Arthur 26.0 27.9 30.1 37.4 38.2 40.3 41.4 36.3% 9.1% 26.5% 14.8% 25.8% 18.4% 23.9% 16.4% 27.2% 20.4%
Banner 26.4 25.6 30.5 33.4 36.3 39.9 48.4 36.8% 8.6% 29.3% 11.0% 29.7% 15.0% 28.8% 16.0% 22.3% 19.7%
Blaine 27.8 31.1 35.0 32.4 37.0 39.8 49.0 32.3% 17.2% 31.1% 16.1% 27.9% 16.7% 26.2% 16.8% 24.5% 19.9%
Boone 29.8 31.1 32.4 33.3 35.9 39.9 45.4 36.9% 15.6% 29.5% 18.2% 29.2% 20.0% 29.1% 20.4% 23.7% 21.1%
Box Butte 28.7 29.7 33.7 27.8 32.9 38.2 41.6 34.7% 15.2% 29.7% 12.5% 32.4% 13.4% 28.1% 14.6% 25.2% 15.1%
Boyd 30.0 32.0 38.4 41.0 40.9 43.8 48.5 33.5% 18.9% 24.2% 22.1% 27.1% 25.1% 25.0% 24.3% 21.5% 26.5%
Brown 30.1 33.8 35.0 33.8 39.0 43.1 48.6 33.6% 17.0% 28.5% 18.2% 26.8% 21.5% 24.8% 22.5% 21.7% 24.5%
Buffalo 30.8 30.1 24.2 26.2 28.6 30.0 31.4 30.1% 12.2% 26.2% 12.0% 25.7% 12.1% 25.0% 11.5% 24.0% 12.1%
Burt 32.4 34.7 38.4 38.2 38.8 42.2 46.6 31.6% 18.7% 26.2% 21.0% 26.9% 21.6% 25.7% 21.8% 22.5% 23.1%
Butler 33.3 35.2 35.6 35.2 37.0 38.8 41.7 33.6% 17.4% 28.2% 19.2% 28.0% 20.4% 27.9% 17.7% 24.8% 19.1%
Cass 33.2 30.3 29.6 30.9 33.2 36.9 38.2 34.7% 12.8% 30.3% 12.8% 28.8% 13.0% 27.9% 12.3% 25.3% 14.3%
Cedar 27.7 26.0 27.7 30.4 34.6 38.8 44.3 41.1% 14.6% 32.6% 17.4% 31.0% 18.9% 29.4% 20.0% 25.4% 20.4%
Chase 28.9 33.1 35.2 32.2 36.6 42.1 47.5 32.9% 17.0% 30.7% 16.0% 28.9% 18.7% 25.2% 21.1% 23.8% 20.4%
Cherry 27.9 28.2 31.3 32.4 36.1 39.4 43.6 34.5% 12.9% 28.2% 14.8% 28.1% 16.9% 27.0% 17.3% 22.1% 20.8%
Cheyenne 27.5 26.6 30.8 32.8 35.9 38.7 39.4 36.1% 13.0% 27.5% 15.6% 27.5% 17.9% 26.3% 17.2% 24.9% 15.9%
Clay 36.9 35.7 34.0 33.0 37.2 39.9 45.2 34.4% 16.5% 28.8% 17.7% 27.2% 19.6% 27.3% 18.0% 25.2% 17.9%
Colfax 34.8 37.4 37.1 34.0 35.2 35.0 35.6 32.1% 19.1% 28.3% 20.5% 27.7% 20.5% 28.9% 16.0% 29.1% 13.6%
Cuming 30.3 31.5 31.8 32.5 36.9 39.2 43.4 36.5% 14.8% 30.3% 17.0% 27.9% 20.3% 27.2% 20.2% 25.0% 20.8%
Custer 31.0 34.0 37.2 35.8 39.2 41.3 45.1 32.1% 17.8% 27.3% 19.6% 27.0% 22.0% 26.3% 21.1% 24.6% 20.9%
Dakota 27.6 26.1 26.0 27.5 31.2 31.4 33.1 38.7% 10.1% 32.7% 10.3% 30.3% 11.7% 30.5% 9.9% 30.1% 11.4%
Dawes 29.8 29.4 24.8 27.7 30.6 30.6 29.5 28.7% 13.3% 25.0% 14.6% 25.3% 15.7% 21.2% 14.8% 19.2% 16.3%
Dawson 28.9 30.7 31.5 30.6 36.1 34.3 36.2 34.3% 14.0% 30.1% 14.0% 27.9% 17.3% 29.2% 14.1% 29.6% 13.9%
Deuel 30.0 34.1 39.0 39.2 39.1 43.5 48.5 30.8% 17.6% 27.1% 21.5% 26.3% 22.8% 23.3% 22.9% 21.0% 23.7%
Dixon 31.3 33.4 35.2 33.0 36.8 38.7 43.9 34.3% 17.1% 29.7% 18.6% 28.2% 20.2% 27.5% 18.2% 25.6% 17.8%
Dodge 32.6 29.8 29.7 31.7 35.5 37.9 39.9 34.6% 13.1% 28.0% 15.1% 26.1% 17.3% 24.7% 17.5% 23.9% 18.4%
Douglas 31.6 28.8 26.3 28.7 31.7 33.6 34.3 36.1% 9.5% 29.1% 10.4% 26.9% 11.4% 26.6% 11.0% 26.1% 10.6%
Dundy 28.7 33.9 41.6 38.4 39.3 43.5 49.7 28.5% 19.5% 24.4% 20.7% 24.9% 23.1% 23.3% 22.4% 22.2% 23.0%
Fillmore 35.1 34.9 37.0 36.2 38.2 41.4 45.5 32.5% 18.7% 27.1% 19.9% 26.5% 21.7% 26.3% 21.3% 23.8% 22.3%
Franklin 32.6 38.2 43.5 42.4 42.5 42.8 47.3 27.4% 22.1% 24.4% 24.1% 23.4% 26.6% 24.5% 23.9% 21.6% 23.9%
Frontier 30.8 33.3 33.2 32.1 37.3 38.5 45.1 31.5% 16.0% 27.7% 17.0% 27.8% 17.7% 26.0% 16.9% 21.6% 19.0%
Furnas 33.3 36.8 42.5 41.2 42.4 43.5 48.5 28.9% 23.2% 24.2% 25.1% 23.7% 27.4% 24.1% 23.8% 23.3% 22.7%
Gage 32.5 34.7 33.5 34.9 37.2 39.9 42.0 31.1% 15.3% 25.1% 18.1% 24.4% 19.7% 24.0% 19.2% 23.0% 19.4%
Garden 29.3 32.9 38.0 41.1 41.6 45.6 51.4 31.0% 17.4% 23.5% 22.1% 23.2% 24.0% 21.8% 24.0% 18.6% 27.2%
Garfield 30.8 33.5 38.7 39.5 41.5 45.9 49.0 30.6% 20.0% 27.1% 22.6% 25.9% 24.1% 23.5% 24.8% 21.0% 27.1%
Gosper 31.2 32.3 36.7 35.5 40.7 43.4 48.0 34.9% 13.0% 27.6% 16.2% 24.4% 21.2% 23.8% 20.8% 22.4% 21.1%
Grant 29.7 30.0 27.1 30.5 35.2 39.9 48.0 39.6% 10.4% 30.4% 13.6% 29.3% 15.3% 29.2% 13.7% 18.7% 19.4%
Greeley 29.1 30.9 32.5 33.3 36.6 41.7 47.0 38.0% 15.9% 31.1% 19.4% 30.7% 20.9% 26.9% 23.2% 23.5% 23.0%
Hall 31.7 31.8 28.6 29.7 33.3 35.6 36.1 35.1% 11.9% 30.1% 12.5% 28.4% 14.2% 27.2% 14.0% 27.3% 13.4%
Hamilton 32.9 32.2 31.0 31.4 35.2 38.1 40.3 36.2% 14.0% 30.3% 14.0% 29.0% 16.1% 29.1% 15.3% 25.6% 16.4%
Harlan 31.2 36.0 40.1 39.0 41.0 44.5 48.4 31.3% 19.5% 25.3% 21.4% 24.6% 24.0% 24.2% 23.0% 21.5% 23.5%
Hayes 26.6 29.8 34.0 33.0 38.0 42.5 47.1 35.8% 12.5% 29.0% 13.1% 27.1% 18.0% 26.6% 19.9% 23.1% 19.8%
Hitchcock 28.5 33.3 37.9 33.7 37.5 43.6 47.2 32.9% 17.2% 28.1% 18.4% 28.9% 21.4% 23.8% 22.3% 21.4% 22.9%
Holt 29.1 30.9 31.1 30.4 34.5 40.5 46.5 37.4% 14.9% 31.0% 15.4% 30.2% 17.3% 27.3% 19.8% 23.5% 20.5%
Hooker 29.0 28.5 39.4 36.5 41.8 45.3 49.5 30.5% 18.5% 26.4% 19.2% 24.6% 27.7% 24.0% 26.9% 21.3% 26.2%
Howard 33.3 34.7 32.0 33.2 37.3 38.1 42.0 36.7% 14.8% 30.7% 16.6% 28.5% 18.9% 28.3% 17.1% 24.6% 18.7%
Jefferson 33.7 36.5 38.4 37.8 39.9 42.9 47.6 29.2% 18.9% 23.9% 20.6% 24.6% 23.6% 23.3% 22.7% 21.3% 22.0%
Johnson 33.1 35.8 37.2 39.4 40.5 42.4 49.3 32.2% 18.0% 25.9% 21.8% 24.5% 23.6% 24.2% 22.0% 18.9% 17.6%
Kearney 34.8 35.2 34.0 33.4 35.8 38.7 41.9 33.0% 16.1% 27.4% 16.7% 27.0% 17.5% 26.8% 16.7% 24.2% 18.3%
Keith 28.6 28.8 30.8 32.3 36.6 41.1 46.1 35.9% 12.4% 29.1% 13.6% 27.8% 16.9% 25.3% 18.4% 21.6% 21.2%
Keya Paha 28.9 31.3 32.3 33.3 38.8 41.9 47.2 34.7% 12.5% 29.6% 15.8% 26.1% 21.1% 23.8% 20.7% 21.7% 25.6%
Kimball 29.4 24.0 27.2 32.0 37.9 42.8 47.0 39.1% 8.5% 29.5% 13.9% 26.6% 19.0% 24.7% 21.0% 22.4% 22.1%
Knox 30.3 32.1 35.2 34.6 40.6 43.0 46.0 35.3% 16.5% 28.8% 19.2% 26.5% 23.8% 25.5% 23.1% 24.1% 22.7%
Lancaster 30.4 27.5 25.4 27.5 30.7 32.0 32.7 30.1% 10.0% 24.4% 10.1% 23.9% 10.9% 23.5% 10.4% 24.1% 10.9%
Lincoln 29.0 30.2 29.6 29.2 34.7 37.8 37.9 35.6% 11.4% 30.7% 11.9% 28.9% 15.2% 26.2% 15.1% 25.0% 15.6%
Logan 29.2 30.1 32.9 31.1 33.7 41.8 47.1 35.4% 13.0% 31.4% 14.8% 33.4% 15.3% 27.3% 17.6% 25.2% 18.2%
Loup 28.6 31.2 36.7 35.9 39.0 42.9 44.4 31.5% 13.0% 28.1% 16.8% 27.5% 18.7% 26.7% 19.5% 22.3% 21.7%
McPherson 27.2 30.5 35.3 37.5 36.4 40.6 41.0 33.2% 11.9% 27.2% 17.7% 29.3% 19.8% 27.6% 18.2% 28.0% 18.0%
Madison 34.3 34.4 30.8 29.4 32.2 35.0 37.5 32.7% 14.9% 27.4% 14.6% 28.5% 14.7% 26.8% 14.4% 25.0% 14.7%
Merrick 32.4 33.2 30.5 32.0 36.3 39.2 43.5 36.5% 14.3% 30.7% 15.7% 27.9% 17.8% 27.5% 17.5% 24.8% 18.0%
Morrill 27.2 30.3 34.7 32.9 37.3 39.5 43.7 33.4% 15.3% 28.9% 17.0% 28.0% 18.8% 27.2% 17.0% 24.0% 19.5%
Nance 30.6 34.9 37.5 33.6 36.3 40.1 45.8 33.5% 19.5% 29.4% 18.7% 28.7% 19.6% 27.9% 19.7% 23.5% 19.1%
Nemaha 31.8 34.9 32.1 32.9 35.0 39.4 43.5 27.8% 16.1% 24.8% 18.4% 24.5% 18.7% 23.2% 18.4% 21.6% 18.0%
Nuckolls 31.2 34.1 37.0 36.8 40.3 44.1 48.6 33.3% 18.4% 27.0% 19.8% 25.9% 23.5% 23.4% 24.4% 21.2% 26.1%
Otoe 33.3 33.5 36.4 35.9 38.2 39.5 41.7 31.7% 17.6% 27.0% 19.4% 26.2% 20.7% 26.3% 18.3% 24.1% 18.9%
Pawnee 34.8 38.7 43.2 45.0 44.0 45.9 49.4 29.2% 22.7% 23.1% 24.8% 23.2% 28.6% 22.7% 27.1% 22.0% 26.0%
Perkins 27.9 30.2 37.8 33.9 37.8 40.7 47.1 31.7% 16.0% 28.3% 17.5% 29.8% 20.5% 26.6% 19.3% 24.7% 20.3%
Phelps 32.2 32.3 33.8 33.9 36.0 39.4 43.9 32.4% 16.8% 27.0% 17.9% 27.3% 17.8% 26.5% 18.1% 24.6% 19.0%
Pierce 30.8 31.6 32.9 33.3 35.3 37.9 40.7 35.2% 15.3% 29.3% 17.1% 29.2% 19.2% 29.0% 17.2% 25.9% 17.9%
Platte 29.3 27.9 26.9 28.7 32.1 35.8 39.0 37.8% 10.8% 31.2% 12.2% 31.0% 13.3% 29.0% 13.8% 26.4% 14.9%
Polk 33.9 36.3 38.6 35.4 39.2 41.6 45.5 31.7% 19.2% 28.8% 20.0% 26.6% 23.0% 25.1% 21.4% 24.4% 19.8%
Red Willow 29.8 30.5 31.8 31.5 35.0 39.9 42.7 33.3% 14.9% 27.7% 15.5% 27.2% 17.1% 24.9% 19.0% 23.0% 18.7%
Richardson 32.8 37.1 39.9 39.0 39.7 41.4 45.8 30.1% 20.0% 24.8% 22.4% 24.9% 23.8% 25.5% 21.5% 21.5% 22.9%
Rock 29.7 31.6 35.9 31.3 36.8 43.5 49.0 33.1% 17.3% 30.0% 16.6% 28.9% 18.2% 23.0% 22.3% 20.2% 23.3%
Saline 35.9 39.0 36.9 34.1 35.6 36.4 37.6 27.5% 19.4% 24.7% 19.9% 24.9% 20.6% 25.1% 17.2% 24.4% 14.6%
Sarpy 26.9 23.3 21.9 25.3 28.7 31.5 31.7 44.0% 2.9% 35.6% 3.4% 32.2% 4.8% 30.5% 6.6% 28.8% 8.5%
Saunders 34.1 33.5 33.0 32.5 35.1 38.0 40.5 32.7% 15.7% 29.7% 15.8% 28.5% 16.0% 27.9% 15.3% 25.9% 15.9%
Scotts Bluff 26.8 27.9 27.0 30.1 35.1 38.4 39.1 34.5% 10.3% 30.2% 13.0% 27.9% 16.1% 25.9% 17.2% 24.8% 16.8%
Seward 32.0 30.1 27.0 28.5 33.1 35.7 36.3 29.5% 13.4% 26.6% 14.0% 26.6% 15.9% 24.7% 15.2% 23.7% 15.2%
Sheridan 28.7 30.2 35.2 33.6 38.2 42.0 46.7 33.7% 16.7% 28.8% 17.1% 27.9% 20.8% 25.6% 21.7% 23.6% 22.2%
Sherman 31.2 33.0 34.5 36.6 38.5 43.3 47.8 35.3% 15.6% 29.6% 20.7% 28.2% 21.3% 24.5% 23.1% 22.4% 23.4%
Sioux 27.8 29.2 32.9 33.8 38.2 41.5 44.4 35.3% 10.4% 28.1% 13.8% 26.3% 16.2% 24.3% 16.2% 22.3% 21.4%
Stanton 30.2 31.9 30.9 28.0 31.6 35.9 38.7 36.2% 13.9% 34.0% 12.2% 33.0% 12.2% 29.8% 13.5% 27.5% 14.1%
Thayer 33.7 37.2 39.9 39.1 41.3 44.1 49.7 30.9% 19.9% 25.6% 22.0% 24.7% 26.0% 24.1% 24.5% 21.4% 25.8%
Thomas 29.3 32.7 32.1 29.9 36.0 44.2 48.6 34.0% 13.5% 30.5% 12.2% 31.6% 14.8% 23.6% 20.3% 22.9% 20.9%
Thurston 26.5 28.3 27.4 29.0 29.9 29.8 27.2 38.9% 12.4% 34.1% 13.4% 35.1% 13.7% 36.8% 13.2% 35.5% 11.9%
Valley 32.7 34.8 36.2 38.2 39.7 43.5 47.8 32.1% 19.0% 27.3% 20.6% 25.9% 23.1% 24.7% 24.0% 22.1% 23.6%
Washington 31.7 31.1 29.3 30.6 34.8 37.1 37.9 32.4% 13.2% 30.0% 12.4% 27.4% 13.6% 27.1% 12.9% 25.2% 14.0%
Wayne 28.3 27.2 23.3 26.9 28.6 27.9 27.5 28.0% 12.2% 23.5% 13.9% 24.1% 14.0% 21.6% 13.7% 19.4% 13.7%
Webster 34.1 37.5 41.8 41.6 43.6 44.2 49.9 30.0% 22.3% 25.9% 23.3% 23.7% 26.8% 23.6% 24.3% 22.6% 23.7%
Wheeler 28.6 27.0 28.9 28.6 33.0 40.4 44.6 38.4% 11.1% 33.2% 12.8% 32.7% 14.8% 29.1% 16.8% 24.6% 18.9%
York 32.1 33.2 31.8 31.2 34.8 38.8 41.2 33.5% 14.5% 27.8% 15.1% 27.5% 17.0% 25.3% 17.4% 22.4% 18.2%
Nebraska 30.8 30.2 28.6 29.8 33.0 35.3 37.3 34.2% 12.4% 32.4% 13.1% 27.2% 14.1% 26.3% 13.6% 25.1% 13.5%
Source: U. S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census, 2011                              
Last Updated: 4-Jan-17                                
by Nebraska Databook                                
e-mail: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov